Hey Snapchat, just sell Spectacles normally already, will ya?



What started out as a fun, entertaining way to get people hyped about Spectacles is now just frustratingly annoying.

That’s right, I’m talking about how Snapchat Snap is still milking Spectacles out with its extremely limited release using Snapbot vending machines. 

It’s been three weeks already. Either sell me the damn camera glasses without me needing to stalk your website or I’m throwing my money on other more useful gadgets, like a pair of Beats Solo 3 wireless headphones for my headphone jack-less iPhone 7.

Look, I always give credit where credit is due. And Snapchat certainly deserves a great amount of credit for its guerrilla campaign for Spectacles. Read more…

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Hands-on with the LyfieEye, a tiny affordable 360-degree camera for smartphones



YouTube and Facebook‘s support for 360-degree photos and video has sparked mainstream consumer interest in broadcasting your life in this format.

But most 360-degree cameras on the market require a little bit of tech knowhow, whether it’s pairing with your phone successfully, or figuring out how to get the media onto the internet.

The LyfieEye is a new, tiny plug-in camera from Santa Clara startup eCapture, that promises to lower the barrier as far as possible.

For one, it plugs straight into your phone. This means no batteries to charge, and no finicky Bluetooth pairing. Read more…

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